Back in July when I spent some days in Macau & Hong Kong, I made some time for coffee get together with Ludy from Gogirlzz fitness facebook page. We had  met just before Regis and I moved from Macau, so we never had the opportunity to known each other at a deeper level.  After our coffee time that went terribly well, we agreed to spend more time together and work on something that we could share with you on this space.

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Filed under: Recipes
Nov 06 2014

by Heidi Leon Monges

Such a busy month! Lost of discoveries, visits from afar and new secret garden in Marrakech.

 

October Favorites

Solo walks in the Mellah neighborhood brought a fantastic Beldi style brekky, which has jumped to my ultimate faves & must-do in the ochre city. Tip: Search for old, small and crowded juice shops serving (aside fresh juices) all-day breakfast fare like khili eggs. While there also ask for msemen, atay & avocado juice.

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Filed under: Favorites
Oct 23 2014

by Heidi Leon Monges

When my husband first told me about the proposition he received to work in Marrakech, my mind started to dream about all the exotic ideas and clichés we all growth with about this magnificent area. When I was a child I read a book, well, more of a candid novel for young teenagers that was called The Arab, since then I kept on my immense mental list the wish to visit this land.

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Oct 12 2014

by Heidi Leon Monges

Had several short trips to Marseille, France. It was quite nice to enjoy the hospitality of my friends dj TiT & Cecile; in between appointments I took a lovely walk around the Vieux Port, made friends with some old fishermen, visited the amazing MUCEM and had a nice seafood lunch at Chef´s Gerald Passedat Le Môle.

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Filed under: Random
Sep 19 2014

by Heidi Leon Monges

We visited Le Flouka on our first (and only) escapade from the city. Some friends  hinted us about lalla takerkoust and were kind enough to invite us for lunch. Lake wasn’t as impressive as it used to be since the water levels are tremendously low, but we still enjoyed of a sunny but breezy day before Summer high temperatures were here.

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Filed under: Carnet de Voyage

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Heidi Leon Monges is a mexpat chef & photojournalist currently living in Marrakech, Morocco. She & her french pastry chef husband have resided in Mexico City, NY, Shanghai, Macau & until recently they were based in Aix-en-Provence. Aromas&Sabores is the creative corner where Heidi shares her photographic, culinary & traveling projects or collaborations.

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